Voyager 1

December 30, 2017

NASA Is Considering Sending a “Dragonfly” Drone to an Alien World

With its vast oceans and methane-filled rivers and lakes, Titan is a prime candidate for the search for extraterrestrial life. While our knowledge of Saturn’s largest moon grew tremendously thanks to […]
October 21, 2013

How Voyager Became A Grand Tour

A few weeks ago, NASA announced that Voyager 1 has become history’s first interstellar spacecraft. More than 11 billion miles from the Earth and 35 years […]
September 26, 2013

Nasa hosts the Starship Project aiming for interstellar travel within 100 years

It would be hard enough these days to find a human capable of playing a 12-inch LP, let alone an alien. So perhaps it is time […]
September 22, 2013

Voyager’s Great Leap

Has Voyager 1 finally left the Solar System? An answer to this question has been proclaimed so many times in the last few years that it […]
September 19, 2013

NASA’s Plutonium Problem Could End Deep-Space Exploration

In 1977, the Voyager 1 spacecraft left Earth on a four-year mission to explore Jupiter and Saturn. Thirty-six years later, the car-size probe is still exploring, […]
September 17, 2013

A blue dot in a cosmic ocean

Radio signal from Nasa’s Voyager 1 as it travels outside our solar system is seen from Earth for the first time Voyager 1 was launched in […]
September 16, 2013

Turns Out Deep Space Makes The Creepiest Sound

In space, no one can hear you scream. But oh, you’ll be screaming, because it sounds like it’s populated by plasma demons. Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, […]
September 14, 2013

Voyager 1 Really Is In Interstellar Space: How NASA Knows

This artist’s concept (above) puts solar system distances in perspective. The scale bar is in astronomical units, with each set distance beyond 1 AU representing 10 […]
September 12, 2013

Voyager probe 'leaves Solar System'

The Voyager-1 spacecraft has become the first manmade object to leave the Solar System. Scientists say the probe’s instruments indicate it has moved beyond the bubble […]